Matt Welch
Matt  Welch

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Duluth, Minn.

High School:
Proctor HS

Event:
Distance


04/28/2016

Gophers Open Up Drake Relays

Meanwhile at Macalester’s Bolstorff Twilight, Matt Welch (3:57.57) and Charlie Lawrence (4:04.02) paced the 1,500 meters, finishing first and second, respectively.

02/19/2016

Gophers Grab Five Wins in Home Finale

Goaner Deng was less than a quarter of a second off All-American Harun Abda’s University of Minnesota Fieldhouse record with his win in the 800 meters.

01/30/2016

‘U’ Captures Seven Titles at Home

Nick Bachinski picked up a win and a personal record in the high jump for the second week in a row.

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

05/08/2015

Jennings' Career Best Wins Wisconsin Twilight

The Gophers throwers totaled six personal records in Madison while Minnesota claimed three titles in La Crosse.

Welch's Personal Records

2015 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON

Indoor: Competed at the Northwest Open (winning the one mile), the Iowa State Classic, and the B1G Indoor Championships. Outdoor: At the Musco Twilight finished ninth in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:31.32 • finished 18th in the 1500 meters at the UW La Crosse Eagle Invitational with a time of 4:00.20.

2014 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Indoor:
Did not compete. Outdoor: Competing unattached at the 2014 MAC Invitational, placed 4th in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:57.19 • placed third unattached in the 1500 meters at the Meet of the UnSaintly.


PERSONAL
Undecided in his major. • Hometown: Duluth, Minnesota. • High School: Proctor. • Son of Jacqui and Mark Welch. • Has three brothers, Ben, Zach, and Jake • Favorite sports memory is when his high school cross country team won their sectional and made it to the state tournament. • Minnesota Gatorade Runner of the Year 2012.

MORE HEADLINES

Donnelly Earns Sixth Hammer Throw Victory

4/30/2016

Donnelly was one of six Gophers throwers in action at the meet - all of whom posted top-10 finishes.

Gophers Add Three Top-10 Finishes at Drake

4/30/2016

The Maroon & Gold closed out the Drake Relays on a rain-soaked day in Des Moines.

Gophers Claim Drake Relays 4x800 Title

4/29/2016

Minnesota claimed its fourth 4x800 title in the last six years and its sixth overall title in Drake Relays history.

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